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Mo Moghaddas

Network Consultant | Security Consultant

Works remotely from Berlin

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  • Suggested rate £1,335 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location
Berlin, Germany
Remote only
Primarily works remotely

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
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Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Conversational

  • Persian

    Native or bilingual

Skills (50)

Mo in a few words

Yet another full-time traveler, [angel] investing in hopes and ideas solving problems or making life easier (mm.ms/AL), landscape photographing as a hobby (mm.ms/IG), and enthusiastic about Blockchain/Cryptocurrency.
Internet citizen, building and breaking Network Architectures by day, and passionate about what may happen #in_future :-)

Holding recognized strength in business-driven Network architecture, design, implementing and supporting Enterprise IP network infrastructures and security solutions. Massive experience of Routing, Network Security and Service Provider technologies. Able to troubleshoot and optimize legacy and new network designs. Maintaining successful professionalism and personal commitment with excellent communication and people skills and the ability to train, motivate and supervise a team.

Experience

Independent

Digital & IT

Accredited [Angel] Investor  - As a freelancer

US | NL | DE | UK

January 2016 - Today (6 years and 8 months)

[Angel] investing in people, hopes and ideas to solve problems and make lives better; usually via AngelList, private syndicates and crowdfunding platforms such as Seedrs, Companisto, and Crowdcube.
● Lime
● Prolific
● Curve
● Bloom Psychotherapy
● Contiq
● WeSwap
● EN3
● eatclever
● Kumpan
● Perkbox
● AMG Sicherheitstechnik
● Copaltec
● Cringle
● Meinespielzeugkiste
Investment Angel Investing VC Venture Capital

AT&T Global Business

Digital & IT

Senior Network / Security Consultant  - As a freelancer

EU-wide | UK

September 2015 - Today (7 years)

Network Solution Architecture projects and Operations across different European countries for various accounts.
● Design and Architectural input for customers Data Networking Infrastructure
● Providing technical leadership for the accounts with regards to the deployed network infrastructure
● Dealing with escalated (3rd/4th layer) incident-based trouble tickets and Non-Standard Service Requests, and Root Cause Analysis and fault resolution
● Facilitating the transition to Future Mode of Operation for different managed services to customers, such as Proxy, LAN, WAN, Load-balancers, and Firewall components
● Involved in the delivery of network projects' activities for customers, including design and architecture across different technologies and products such as:
o Architecture, Design, and implementation for Pan-European WAN transformation from a Hub-and-Spoke topology to an EU-wide Flat WAN MPLS cloud utilizing AT&T AVPN
o Network and Network Security architecture for migration to Azure and Office365 utilizing AT&T NetBond and Microsoft ExpressRoute
o Decentralized internet access with local breakouts and Zscaler Internet Access solution
o AT&T SDDC
o and many more.
Routing Switching Network Security Network Design Network Architecture LAN WAN MPLS VPN ExpressRoute Zscaler Office365

DXC Technology

Digital & IT

Sr. Network and Network Security Consultant  - As a freelancer

Different EU countries

April 2017 - Today (5 years and 5 months)

(External Contractor) Participating in Network Solution Architecture projects and Operations across different countries for various customers.
● Design and Architectural input for customers' Data Networking infrastructure
● Providing technical leadership for the Network infrastructure and Web Proxy environment
● Pro-active management of the estate to ensure compliance to Network best practice and standards
● Dealing with escalated (3rd/4th layer) incident-based trouble tickets, Non-Standard Service Requests, Problem Management, Root Cause Analysis, and fault resolution
● Facilitating the transition to Future Mode of Operation for different managed services to customers, such as Proxy, LAN, WAN, Load-balancers, and Firewall components
● Network projects' activities across different technologies and products such as: o Anycast, Multilevel vPC, Enhanced vPC, MP-BGP, OSPF, EIGRP
o Decentralized internet access with local breakouts, using McAfee Web Gateway Cloud Service
o Network, Security and Load-balancing architecture and design to migrate from Cisco ACE to F5 ADC solutions (BIG-IP / LTM)
o Redesigning multiple networks to address critical SPoFs
o Architecture and implementation of Internet Proxy traffic optimization with McAfee Web Gateway product
Web Proxy Proxy Load-balancing Load-balancer F5 BIG-IP LTM Cisco vPC BGP OSPF EIGRP McAfee Web Gateway

Vattenfall - Vattenfall

Energy & Utilities

Senior Network/Security Consultant  - As a freelancer

Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, UK, Finland, Denmark and Poland

September 2015 - Today (7 years)

(External Freelance Contractor) Participating in Network Solution Architecture projects and Operations across different European countries.
● Design and Architectural input for Data Networking infrastructure
● Providing technical leadership for the Network infrastructure and Web Proxy environment
● Pro-active management of the estate to ensure compliance to Network best practice and standards
● Dealing with escalated (3rd/4th layer) incident-based trouble tickets, Non-Standard Service Requests, Problem Management, Root Cause Analysis, and fault resolution
● Facilitating the transition to Future Mode of Operation for different managed services to customers, such as Proxy, LAN, WAN, Load-balancers, and Firewall components
● Network projects' activities across different technologies and products such as: o Architecture, Design, and implementation for Pan-European WAN transformation from a Hub-and-Spoke topology to an EU-wide Flat WAN MPLS cloud
o Interregional IP/MPLS traffic optimization
o Fully redundant high available Data Centers and DC interconnections
o Decentralized internet access with local breakouts, and Cloud proxy solutions
o Consolidation and closure of multiple datacenters which lead to saving costs, network simplicity and efficiency
o Virtualized Web Proxy Architecture, Design and Implementation
o Network and Security design for e-mobility solutions across multiple countries o Social Network traffic control via Proxy implementations
o Securely offloading mobile users internet traffic with strategic cloud internet access architecture
o Supporting O365 rollout from Network and Network Security perspective
o Network, Security and Load-balancing architecture and design to migrate from an EoL platform to a newer ADC solution
o Architecture and implementation of Internet Proxy traffic optimization
o Network design to accommodate Citrix farms across multiple DCs
o Architecture and design input for multiple mergers and divestments
LAN WAN MPLS Cloud Proxy Web Security DC Data Center Datacenter Network Security

Hortor Limited

Network and Security Consultant  - As a freelancer

United Kingdom

August 2015 - Today (7 years and 1 month)

(Freelance Contractor) Network Consultancy, Network Security Consultancy, Network Architecture and Network Design.

Aivivid ICT

Network / Security Consultant  - As a freelancer

Stockholm, Sweden

January 2013 - March 2017 (4 years and 2 months)

Project-basis consultancy on Data Center Network & Security matters in a multi-vendor environment (Juniper SRX firewalls, Cisco ASA firewall, ASR routers and Nexus switches)

1&1 IONOS

Senior Network Engineer

Berlin Area, Germany

January 2015 - September 2015 (8 months)

“Cloud Computing 2.0” IaaS provider, formerly known as ProfitBricks GmbH; my responsibilities include but were not limited to: ● Conceptualizing and supporting a high-performance global Network ● Co-responsible in Network Infrastructure security ● High-Level and Low-Level documentation ● A-Z Inter-DC routing redesign and implementation (Multipath and optimized BGP, BFD)

Red Crescent Society

Network and Security Consultant  - As a freelancer

April 2014 - December 2014 (8 months)

IRCS is one of the largest non-profit health organizations in Middle East (1500 national branches and 50 international branches worldwide). I offered consultancy in Network and Security design, assisting in evaluation and selection of contractors for different tenders, configuration and implementation of ● Cisco Catalyst 6500, 3750-X and 2960-X series switches ● VSS and MEC design and implementation (VS-S720-10G) ● Edge and layered DC network security design (Juniper SSG, HA, ASAM on CAT6500)

DPI (Ex IBM branch) - IBM Group

Sr. Network / Security Engineer/Designer  - As a freelancer

May 2012 - December 2014 (2 years and 7 months)

(Part-time Contractor) DPI is the best graded IT Managed Services Company in Iran (former IBM branch). I provided with solutions, design and implementation of Network/Security technologies for many projects such as: ● IISA Data Center: Configuration and implementation; Cisco Catalyst 6509 (VSS, FWSM, IDSM), Cisco 7606S Router (IPSec VPN SPA), Juniper ISG2000, Juniper IDP800, Cisco ACE4710, Cisco Nexus 5010 plus Nexus 2148 as FEX, etc. (vPC, Fabric Path) ● Tabriz Municipality Data Center: Design and Implementation of IDC & WAN (Juniper MX80, MX40, EX2200 and EX4200 devices) ● TDRT (Tehran Transportation) WAN: WAN Design, Proposal & LOM preparation ● TIC (Telecommunication Company of Iran) Provincial Aggregation Project: Preparing ATP & configuring GSRs, 7600 Routers and 4500 Switches ● ITC National Datacenters project (Tabriz, Esfehan, Bushehr, and Tehran): Preparing ATP & Implementation of Network & Security (configuring ACE, 7600 routers, 6500 switches and related service modules, etc.) ● Central Bank of Iran (CBI): Design/Implementation of ACS & IDSM-2, SRX3600 and SSGG140

Various clients

Freelance Network / Security Engineer and Consultant  - As a freelancer

Worldwide

January 2012 - December 2014 (2 years and 11 months)

✔ Assisting corporations and other organizations with designing, implementing, and maintaining secure and efficient information technology networks. The design of the networks may include a wide range of recommendations that make up a total Information Technology or IT infrastructure. ✔ Creating a network from scratch or taking an existing network and enhancing or updating any or all components associated with the business tool. ✔ Evaluating the needs of the client and preparing a detailed document of what is needed to create a secure networking structure that will meet those needs. ● Consulting 2 projects in IP Telephony design and supervisory of VoIP implementation for “Ma Insurance” and “13 Aban Pharmacy”; CUCM 8.6, Unity Connection, UCCX, Contact Center, Fax Server, IVR, Auto-Attendance, SRST and Voice Mail.

HomaTelecom

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

October 2012 - September 2014 (1 year and 11 months)

HomaTelecom was an Internet and DC services provider; I was responsible for long-term and "big picture" issues, teaching in-house Cisco courses (CCNA, CCNP, and CCIP), managing all IT teams, responsible for the entire IT operations in the company. These operations include --but are not limited to- network, security, applications, and data center. Also, I managed and/or cooperated in different projects such as: ● HomaTelecom DC: Network and Network Security design of a TIER 2 DC, offering hosting & housing services (Cisco CAT6509, ASAM, Juniper ISG2000, 3750 and 3560 switches) ● Internal VoIP: Defined and managed the project, and cooperated in the design and implementation phase (Cisco 2821 router, CUCM 8.6, UCCX, Unity Connection, CIPC, Jabber and Panasonic PBX) ● HomaTelecom WAN redesign: Bringing higher availability, efficient IP flow and SLA compliance; OSPF, BGP and PfR implemented on 7609S+RSP720, 3945 and 2921 ● HomaTelecom IXP: Design and implementation of HomaTelecom Internet Exchange Point ● Banking customer - HSM: Selected an HSM security device aligned with the policies of Middle East Bank, prepared the proposal, LOM, and managed the project till delivery and base implementation.

MCCI (Mobile Communication Company of Iran)

Network and Security Consultant  - As a freelancer

March 2013 - October 2013 (7 months)

(Part-time Contractor) MCCI is the first Mobile Communications service provider in Iran, with around 40 million subscribers. Network/Security solutions Architecture to meet MCCI's demands; projects such as VRF-lite design in the IP Backbone, OSPF redesign and Network Security hardening.

HomaTelecom

Network Operations Manager

Tehran, Iran

September 2011 - May 2012 (8 months)

Managed WAN & LAN teams, and designed infrastructure based on fresh demands and technologies; Multiarea OSPF network, BGP optimization, LAN refresh, 3rd level LAN/WAN support. Also, I managed and/or cooperated in different projects such as: ● Auditing Telecommunication Infrastructure Company (Iran nationwide IP network) ● QoS implementation for Amirkabir University E-Learning & Online classes ● VRF, PBRoVRF and VLAN implementation to achieve Traffic Isolation, Iran Shipping Lines ● Complex Routing design and implementation for Iran SORDP (BGP, VRF-lite, EIGRP)

Iran Post Company

Sr. Network Engineer  - As a freelancer

Iran

June 2011 - September 2011 (3 months)

WAN redesign based on demands, configuration and implementation of Juniper ISG2000, Cisco NAM, CSM and FWSM on Cat6513.

City Bank

Network Engineer  - As a freelancer

Iran

May 2011 - May 2011

WAN Redesign for over 300 branches nationwide; Migrating from Static routing and RIPv2 to an optimized EIGRP network and Network infrastructure hardening.

Astan Qods Razavi

Network Administrator

Mashhad, Iran

May 2010 - May 2011 (1 year)

Administrating Microsoft-based network (about 2500 clients), Implementing Security using Linux IP-tables and ISA, Implementing Virtualization using vSphere ESX

College Computer

Network Technician

Mashhad, IRan

January 2008 - May 2010 (2 years and 4 months)

Network Support, Routers and Switches configuration, Network Documentation and etc.

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